Tag: Margaux

Initial success: how to celebrate passing the MW

Today 10 new Masters of Wine have been announced – including our very own Barbara Drew. After three intensive years of study, we asked her what she’ll be uncorking in celebration of those two hard-earned initials…

Bordeaux 2016: a truly great vintage?

This week our team is in the Gironde, visiting the châteaux, talking to the winemakers and tasting the new vintage from barrel. Each day Will Lyons will be reporting from the region, sharing our team’s assessment of Bordeaux 2016. Here, he reports on a day tasting in Margaux, finding wines of almost Burgundian elegance Touch down Bordeaux. […]

Five eye openers for your first time in Bordeaux

If you have never been to Bordeaux before it can be an overwhelming experience to live the sights, sounds and smells that manifest the making of its wine. For this reason, the Bordeaux Training trip has a legendary reputation within Berrys. With early starts and tight schedules to make the numerous daily Châteaux visits it’s […]

2011 – An abundance of wine!

It was dark and gloomy as we awoke for day two of our tasting trip and it began with a fabulous opportunity to try many wines all alongside one another at a négociant (Joanne) on the outskirts of Bordeaux. This is a very big operation and the beauty of tasting in such an environment is […]